Drag racer BERNARD NEWBURY took the plunge to build his dream model railway when he retired modelling a Great Western Railway main line station in 'OO' gauge and set in the 1940s. Mike Wild meets Bernard to discover the story of his layout with a full feature and exclusive KeyModelWorld only video. Photography, Mike Wild.
Gauge: 'OO', 16mm Scale: 4mm: 1ft Size: 31ft x 10ft Region: Western Period: 1945-1950 Control: DCC, Digitrax
Above: The junction at the centre of the layout provides access into and out of the goods yard as well as the bay and parcels platforms. GWR ‘72XX’ 2-8-2T 7233 draws a rake of loaded coal wagons out of the yard.